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Martha Catherine Kearney is a British journalist and broadcaster. She was the main presenter of BBC Radio 4's lunchtime news programme The World at One for 11 years, and in April 2018 became a presenter of the early morning Today programme.
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The Overstory
A Novel
Richard Powers - 2019-04-02 (first published in 2018)
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Discover a world unseen by human eyes in this stunning, passionate work of activism and resistance. Richard Powers's twelfth novel weaves together interlocking fables spanning centuries and continents, from antebellum New York to the Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest. Immerse yourself in this breathtaking paean to the natural world and follow the journey of a few individuals who learn to see the invisible forces at play in our world, as they become entangled in a catastrophic unfolding. A New York Times Bestseller.
Martha Kearney
@omrgriffiths @BBCPM @RobGMacfarlane Great idea. Loved that book.      source
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The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren
Iona Opie - 2001-04-09 (first published in 1959)
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Explore the fascinating world of children's language and culture with this pioneering work. Dive into the day-to-day activities and creative intelligence of children, as the authors bring to life the rhymes, games, jokes, and spells of the "greatest of savage tribes." Originally published in 1959, The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren is a timeless masterpiece of both scholarship and literature.
Martha Kearney
@TheJanePorter @ExploreWellcome I love that book too      source